12895 – I still don’t have Olympic Fever, and don’t expect to get it.

Canadian acts headline Olympic victory shows
Hedley, Nelly Furtado and Barenaked Ladies are among the headline artists ó mostly Canadian ó announced for a series of concerts to pay tribute to medal-winners at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
The ceremonies will feature a concert every night for 12 days to celebrate as athletes receive their medals in speed skating, snowboarding, freestyle skiing and other winter sports.
Each evening will be devoted to one of Canada’s provinces or territories.
VANOC chief executive John Furlong says British Columbia will be the focus of the first concert on Feb. 14, featuring Furtado, who grew up in Victoria.
“On each day … you’ll come to the stadium and the first 30 minutes will be very sort of local, cultural local to the area of the country,” Furlong told CBC News.
“Then you’ll have the celebration and the re-living of the moments of the day and the medals will be presented and then you’ll have a show which is intended to cap it all off and give everybody a great experience. Most of these shows are … we’re expecting every one of them to be sold out.”
Tickets for the events, at Vancouver’s BC Place, range from $22 to $50.
Other artists scheduled to play:
Country singer Paul Brandt.
Vancouver’s Theory of a Deadman.
Trooper and Loverboy.
Billy Talent.
Burton Cummings.
Great Big Sea.
The concerts also will air nightly on MuchMusic. The victory parties will be held Feb. 14 to 26 during the Winter Games.
Another lineup of performers is planned for celebrations at Whistler, B.C.